Former Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr Mac John Nwaobiala joined the Federal Civil Service of Nigeria in 1980 as a Social Development Officer in the Federal Ministry of Social Development. In recognition of his diligence, commitment and hardwork as well as his excellent contribution to the growth of the
Civil Service and Development of the country, he was appointed a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service of
Nigeria on 28th June, 2010. By this appointment, he became the first ever professional Social Development Officer in the Federal Civil Service to rise to the level of a Permanent Secretary.
He has vast experience in the initiation and implementation of Projects in the Social Development, Ecological and
Education Sectors. Dr Nwaobiala is widely travelled. He has visited over forty countries across the globe and has represented the Federal Government of Nigeria in numerous national and international fora.
Dr Mac John Nwaobiala is a fellow of the Society of Project Management and Development Professionals International and also serves as a member of the Advisory Board.
He is happily married with children.